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  • Journalist Barbara Bradley Hagerty was an NPR reporter for nearly 20 years, first covering the Justice Department and later becoming the network’s religion correspondent. Mapping the intersections of faith, politics, law, science, and culture,… more

  • The internationally bestselling Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery novels of “brilliant writer” ( New York Times Book Review ) Donna Leon contain “crime writing of the highest order: powerful, relevant and all too full of human failings” ( The… more

  • Naturalist Helen Macdonald won the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction for the bestselling H Is for Hawk , a “beautiful and nearly feral” ( New York Times ) chronicle of the devastating but transformative year she spent training a goshawk… more

  • Journalist and political commentator Peter Beinart is former editor The New Republic and has been a columnist for and contributor to The Atlantic , The Daily Beast , National Journal , TIME , and the New York Times . A thoughtful supporter of… more

  • Both the first Muslim woman and the first Iranian to win the Nobel Peace Prize, Shirin Ebadi has inspired people all over the globe through her pioneering legal work. Her books include Iran Awakening: One Woman’s Journey to Reclaim Her Life and… more

  • Skilled at turning “the ordinary marvelously, frighteningly strange” ( The Boston Globe ), Helen Oyeyemi is the author of five virtuosic novels that explore the spaces inside and beyond fairy tales and myths: her first novel, The Icarus Girl ,… more

  • “Powerful” ( The Independent ) novelist, playwright, and essayist  Darryl Pinckney  explores issues of racial, sexual, and cultural identity in contemporary America. His semi-autobiographical novel  High Cotton  tells an irreverent and ironic… more

  • The youngest tenured and most highly rated professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, Adam Grant is a sought-after expert on work success, motivation, and giving and helping behaviors for a range of clients that… more